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Product Line: Brocade ICX 6650 Series
Product Type: Network Switch
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Product Description

The Brocade ICX 6650-48-I-ADV features 56-port 10GBASE-X SFP+ with dual-speed capabilities for 1/10 GbE, and expansion options include 2-port 4×10GBASE-X QSFP+ for 10 GbE and 4-port 40GBASE-X QSFP+ for 40 GbE, supporting a high-density networking environment. It delivers 1600 Gbps line-speed full-duplex throughput and a forwarding capacity of 1190 Mpps, ensuring efficient data handling with a latency range of 1100 to 1800 nanoseconds. The unit is designed for optimal performance with two 250 W AC power supplies, 8 MB packet buffer, and operates within a temperature range of 0°C to 40°C, making it suitable for various networking deployments.

Key Feature for the ICX6650-48-I-ADV

  • What is the maximum 10 GbE SFP+ port count on the Brocade ICX 6650?
    The Brocade ICX 6650 can support up to 48 10 GbE SFP+ ports with the initial 32 ports enabled and an additional 16 ports accessible through a PoD license.
  • How many power supplies does the ICX 6650 include, and what is their capacity?
    It includes two 250 W AC power supplies.
  • Can you detail the throughput capabilities of the Brocade ICX 6650?
    The device offers 1600 Gbps line-speed full-duplex throughput and a forwarding capacity of 1190 Mpps.
  • What are the physical dimensions of the ICX 6650?
    The dimensions are 429.0 mm in width, 44 mm in height, and 406.4 mm in depth.
  • What is the operating temperature range for the ICX 6650?
    The operating temperature range is from 0°C to 40°C (32°F to 104°F).
  • How many VLANs does the ICX 6650 support?
    It supports up to 4096 VLANs.
  • What is the maximum power consumption of the ICX 6650?
    The maximum power consumption is 230 W.
  • What kind of airflow configuration does the ICX 6650 use for its cooling system?
    It uses an intake airflow system with two fan units.
  • How many MAC addresses can the ICX 6650 store?
    The device can store up to 64,000 MAC addresses.
  • What is the noise level of the ICX 6650 during operation?
    The operating noise level is 46.7 dB.

Product Review

The Brocade ICX6650-48-I-ADV offers significant flexibility with 32 enabled 10 GbE SFP+ ports alongside a PoD license that facilitates an expansion to 48 10 GbE SFP+ ports, catering to high-density environments and future growth. However, its power consumption of up to 230 W and operating noise level of 46.7 dB might be a concern for environments sensitive to energy usage and noise. Additionally, the switch's 1600 Gbps throughput and 1190 Mpps forwarding capacity ensure efficient data handling, but the lack of included optics could necessitate additional investments for full deployment.


The Brocade ICX 6650-48-I-ADV is a high-performance, scalable, and flexible networking solution designed to meet the demands of data-intensive applications. This switch is equipped with 32 10 GbE SFP+ ports out of the box, with the ability to expand up to 48 10 GbE SFP+ ports through a PoD license, enhancing its adaptability to growing network demands. Additionally, it features two 250 W AC power supplies and two fan units with intake airflow to ensure reliable operation without optics included. This device boasts a total of 56 10GBASE-X SFP+ ports, supporting dual-speed 1/10 GbE for versatile connectivity options. For higher bandwidth needs, it also includes 2-port 4×10GBASE-X QSFP+ and 4-port 40GBASE-X QSFP+ configurations, offering 10 GbE and 40 GbE connectivity respectively. With an 8 MB packet buffer, the ICX 6650-48-I-ADV can handle large volumes of data, ensuring smooth data transmission across the network. The switch provides impressive performance metrics, including 1600 Gbps line-speed full-duplex throughput and a forwarding capacity of 1190 Mpps. Latency is kept low, ranging from 1100 to 1800 nanoseconds, which facilitates quick data processing and transmission. It supports up to 4096 VLANs and can store up to 64,000 MAC addresses, making it suitable for large and complex network environments.
  • Dimensions: Width: 429.0 mm (16.88 in.), Height: 44 mm (1.732 in.), Depth: 406.4 mm (16.00 in.)
  • System weight: 8.41 kg (18.5 lb) with two power supplies and two fans, without transceivers
  • Power consumption: Maximum output of 250 W per power supply with a maximum consumption of 230 W
The ICX 6650-48-I-ADV operates efficiently within a temperature range of 0°C to 40°C (32°F to 104°F) and can be stored between −25°C to 70°C (−23°F to 158°F), ensuring durability across various environments. It operates at a noise level of 46.7 dB, contributing to a quieter work environment. Additionally, its heat dissipation rate stands at 478 BTU/hour, and it can operate in humidity levels ranging from 5% to 95% non-condensing, highlighting its resilience in different operational conditions. Regarding power requirements, the switch is designed for global use with an input voltage range of 100 to 240 VAC nominal and an input line frequency of 50 to 60 Hz, accommodating diverse electrical standards. This makes the Brocade ICX 6650-48-I-ADV an adaptable solution for organizations worldwide. In summary, the Brocade ICX 6650-48-I-ADV switch is engineered to support the high-speed, high-density networking requirements of modern data centers and enterprise networks. Its comprehensive set of features and specifications make it a powerful asset for managing and scaling network infrastructure efficiently.


Item NumberBrocade ICX6650-48-I-ADV
Initial Configuration32 ports of 10 GbE SFP+ enabled
License UpgradeEnables an extra 16 ports of 10 GbE SFP+ through PoD license
Power Supplies IncludedTwo units of 250 W AC
Cooling SystemIncludes two fan assemblies for intake airflow direction, no optical units included
Total Ports56 ports of 10GBASE-X SFP+ (supports 1/10 GbE speeds), 2 ports of 4x10GBASE-X QSFP+ (10 GbE), 4 ports of 40GBASE-X QSFP+ (40 GbE)
Buffer Memory8 MB for packet storage
Throughput1600 Gbps bidirectional line-rate
Forwarding Rate1190 million packets per second (Mpps)
Latency Range1100 to 1800 nanoseconds
Supported VLANsUp to 4096
MAC Address Capacity64,000 entries
DimensionsWidth: 429.0 mm, Height: 44 mm, Depth: 406.4 mm
Weight8.41 kg with dual power supplies and fans, excluding transceivers
Power Specs250 W max per supply, 230 W max consumption
Electrical Input100 to 240 VAC, 50 to 60 Hz frequency
Operating Temperature0°C to 40°C
Storage Temperature−25°C to 70°C
Ambient Noise Level46.7 decibels
Heat Output478 BTU per hour
Humidity Tolerance5% to 95%, non-condensing during operation

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